Carpets are essential part of your house decoration. A house with carpets on the floor are very common decoration process. However, this part of the decoration comes with a heavy maintenance task on hand. If lots of people are entering your house every day, your carpets will get dirty very quickly. A dirty carpet is not safe for the healthy environment of your home.

Carpet cleaning can be a daunting task once you don’t have the right equipment to do it. If you are planning to clean the carpet on you own, you should try renting a steam cleaner.This cleaner uses solution mixed with hot water to get rid of the dust on your carpet. We consulted with a Carpet Cleaning Oakville Ontario company and here are some questions you need to ask yourself before renting this item.

Renting for How Long?

The most common scheme for steam rental are 24 hours. With the ability of this machine, one day should be enough for you. You have to do the calculation as more time means more rental money. If there are lots of carpets in your house, you can consider renting it for more time. You should not hurry with this cleaner as it can cause more damage than goods. A proper estimate will help will decide how many hours of service you need. It is better to do the planning before renting the cleaner. It will save you some money and time.

Need to Buy Detergents?

As said earlier, steam cleaners use solution like detergents to clean your carpets. When renting steam cleaners, the rental company will recommend some specific brands of detergents to use in the cleaners. It is very important to use the right kind of detergent to get the best result out of a steam cleaning. If you want to use a detergent from your inventory, you should ask Rental Company about the compatibility with other detergents. You don’t want to damage something you have rented for a day.

Certified Steam Cleaner?

Yes, there are certification procedure for steam cleaners also. The Carpets and Rug institute are responsible for certifying steam cleaners. When renting a cleaner, you should check whether the cleaner is certified or not. Certification is given after lots of testing and checking to ensure the quality. You should only use certified steam cleaners. A common form of certification is called CRI-certification. The cleaner you are renting must be CRI certified.

Here is a video of the company we dealt with and this is what they have to say:

How Long for Carpet Drying

Steam cleaners clean your carpet with hot waters and your carpet will wet after a cleaning. As the name suggest, this cleaner will also provide drying facility. However, the time of the drying can vary depending on the device you are renting. When your carpets are full of dust and stains, it will take a lot of time to dry after a steam clean. It is important that you calculate the time of drying process as you are renting the steam cleaners on an hourly basis. A wet carpet attracts dust and stains more quickly, so you have to be careful after a steam cleaning.